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GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penalties

After the House passed AHCA in early May, leading senators asserted that the Senate would go their own way. Just one company has said it intends to sell policies in Iowa in 2018. "It's not being written by us", Lee said, noting he was a member of the so-called working group. "I just haven't been able to see it yet and as far as I know the overwhelming majority of my colleagues haven't been able to see it either".

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Wisconsin Assembly to take up bill that would limit recounts

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says the free speech bill won't stop the problem of speakers being disrupted by protesters, but it's a start. The proposal comes in the wake of incidents on college campuses across the country in which protests or threats marred conservative presentations.

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Amarillo to get Double-A team in 2019 — TEXAS LEAGUE

Elmore relocated the franchise to Helena after the 2002 season. The San Antonio team will retain the historic Missions name. The Helena Brewers will remain a member of the Pioneer Baseball League. The team will play at Security Service Field, where over the past 12 years the Elmore Sports Group has committed over $10 million in capital improvements, including the installation of a new HD video board and a new field lighting system.

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PM renames Langevin Block building out of respect for Indigenous Peoples

Now, people searching for a specific Indigenous nation or its territory can see its location and boundaries. "Perhaps the place to start would be for the federal government to provide capital dollars for the design and construction of a meaningful culturally appropriate structure based upon Indigenous knowledge through the use of Indigenous architects", Stewart said in the statement.

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Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne

He had previously been in charge of his father's royal court when Salman was crown prince. A public pledge of allegiance to the new crown prince is scheduled for Wednesday evening; in a video that was posted shortly after the change was announced, the two princes are seen greeting each other and exchanging pleasantries.

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Slumping oil prices rein in stock indexes

Oil equipment and exploration stocks were at the bottom of the pile as traders continued pushing crude oil futures lower. Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said it may be worthwhile for the US central bank to wait until year-end to decide whether to raise rates again.

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A Somber Queen's Speech Unveils A Brexit-Centric Agenda In The UK

The Queen says her Government will "seek to maintain a deep and special partnership with European allies and to forge new trading relationships across the globe". The previously confirmed visit was the only one mentioned in her speech. The UK's independent trade policy will be supported by new bills on trade and customs, the Queen added.

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Mumbai's transgenders celebrate International Day of Yoga

The global students of Symbiosis Institutes in Pune celebrated the third worldwide Yoga Day (June 21) by assembling at the Senapati Bapat Road campus on Wednesday. "It is a science to attain inner peace, it is the art to attain equanimity". He said that yoga is an integral part of the Indian tradition and it unites the country.

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Taliban gunmen kill eight Afghan guards at largest US base

The U.S. now has about 8,400 troops in Afghanistan , down from a peak of 100,000 in 2010-11. "Afghan-oriented militant groups, including the Taliban and Haqqani Network , retain freedom of action inside Pakistani territory and benefit from support from elements of the Pakistani government", the report said .

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Disney to become Orlando Magic jersey sponsor

The Timberwolves signed a three-year deal with Fitbit , a company that sells wearable fitness technology, while the Magic partnered up with Disney, as Walt Disney World is located in Orlando. The two organizations will work together through shared marketing opportunities that highlight Central Florida. Now in addition to placing its logo on Orlando jerseys, Disney will also be expanding its presence at Amway Center by adding a special seating and a hospitality area.

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In 'The Mummy,' Tom Cruise dances with the undead

A horror adventure movie starring Tom Cruise and featuring both a badass lady mummy seemed like it had potential to be great, and the addition of a monster-hunting government entity headed up by Russell Crowe as Dr. I still feel like the concept, the notion of a shared universe of monsters is a good idea and could be really exciting and a fresh, macabre take on the superhero thing.

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Can This Cancer Treatment Stock Ride Biotech Boom To New Breakout?

Clovis Oncology , Inc., launched on April 20, 2009, is a biopharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing anti-cancer agents in the United States, Europe and other global markets. Clovis Oncology Inc (NDAQ:CLVS) has risen 282.71% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. In related news, insider Gillian C. Ivers-Read sold 3,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Monday, May 15th.

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Parents sue waterpark where daughter caught deadly brain-eating amoeba

Mitzi Kline, a spokeswoman for the Franklin County Department of Public Health Department in OH, confirmed the teen died from the brain-eating amoeba in a statement to PEOPLE last summer. North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services said at the time of her death that her "only known underwater exposure was believed to be when riding in a raft with several others that overturned at the U.S.

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Former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier dies

Although we would never hear his voice again, within a day the countenance of his face changed - he was at peace. "A lot of bad things happened but at least we got him home to be with his parents, where they were so happy to see him even though he was in very tough condition".

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GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

Prodded by Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday, Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shrugged off a request for more than 10 hours of open debate. Democrats have even suggested a scenario in which Senate debate begins on a preliminary version of the GOP measure and McConnell offers the final package as a late amendment, giving Democrats little or no time to criticize it.

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McConnell Announces Thursday Reveal of Senate Healthcare Bill

A Thursday unveiling would give little time for deliberation, however, ahead of McConnell's goal of holding a vote before the July 4 holiday . "I think the policies look very strong and very positive, but we are going to follow the Constitution", he said .

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Democrat Defeat in Georgia Election a 'Major Disappointment — BBC Reporter

The race is believed to be the most expensive in congressional history, with an estimated $50 million pouring in, mostly from outside the state. President Trump congratulated both candidates. The South Carolina district conducted an election after its representative Mick Mulvaney assumed the post of the White House budget director. Indeed the best news Democrats got Tuesday night was that a different special House race, in SC, ended up closer than the Georgia contest even though it had ...

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National Basketball Association mock draft: Syracuse.com readers take over for National Basketball Association general managers

The deal was first reported by TheVertical.com. There may be one or two franchise-level players, " Colangelo said. Fultz, who is a point guard out of the University of Washington , is considered by many to be the most talented player in the draft.

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American filly Lady Aurelia wins again at Royal Ascot

The Royal Ascot is the biggest horse racing feature in the world and it has branded itself as "Like Nowhere Else". "It doesn't get much better than this, it's the biggest week in our sport and to wear the royal blue for Sheikh Mohammed here is absolutely fantastic".

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Trump criticises federal government technology as outdated

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Eric Schmidt , executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, were among those attending an afternoon of working groups on issues like technology infrastructure, cybersecurity and visas for foreign workers.

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Portugal is close to containing wildfire that killed 64

Costa warned the death toll could increase, adding there were now more than 700 emergency staff deployed to tackle the blaze along with air support from Spain and France. There, about 1,100 firefighters supported by 21 water-dropping aircraft are battling the flames, which officials say they expected to extinguish by the end of the day.

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White House urges tech CEOs to weigh in on modernizing gov't

Come Thursday, some of the country's leading drone manufacturers will head to the White House to discuss their industry with regulators from the Federal Aviation Administration, while companies working on 5G wireless technology are slated to meet with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and others, sources previously told Recode .

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South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical

Starvation is no longer occuring in two states, Leer and Mayendit, while further shortages were avoided in Koch and Panyijar, he said. The United Nations investigators and human rights groups accuse both South Sudanese government forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and former rebels backing opposition leader Riek Machar of ethnically-targeted atrocities, including extrajudicial execution of civilians and rapes since the war began in 2013, and say the crimes nearly always go unpunished.

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India Celebrates International Yoga Day

In many states in India, they are celebrating International Yoga Day by conducting camps. Parveen Jain, President of National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) - the apex body of the real estate sector, also said that to remain mentally and physically fit - yoga is very essential.

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Corey Stoll in talks to star as Buzz Aldrin in 'First Man'

The film is based upon James Hansen's biography First Man: A Life of Neil A. Armstrong and has been scripted by Oscar-winning screenwriter Josh Singer ( Spotlight ). Isaac Klausner is executive producing. The Tracking Board first reported the news about Stoll. Stoll's credits also include TV series Girls and The Strain .

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Cuomo, Trump lawyer clash over Russian Federation probe

On Monday's The Late Show, Stephen Colbert dissected the contradictions coming from the Trump camp since the Washington Post reported June 14 that the USA president faces an obstruction of justice investigation over alleged attempts... On "Fox & Friends" Monday, Sekulow says that when people study the 2016 presidential election, they'll look back at Trump's communications as "the most successful utilization of social media platforms and communication in our lifetime".

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Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected

The National Weather Service said temperatures rose to a scorching 118 degrees on Monday and was forecast to reach 120 degrees on Tuesday and 118 again on Wednesday. The heat wave comes amid new research findings that almost 1 in 3 people now experience 20 days a year when the heat reaches deadly levels. Temperatures today will reach 120 Fahrenheit and they'll only drop five or six degrees as the week wears on.

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Mexico vs New Zealand

Portugal had a goal disallowed in the first half after the referee consulted with the video assistant referee - and once more it provoked a storm of controversy. Having bounced back into the box, the ball was eventually diverted home by central defender Pepe, who is also Ronaldo's team-mate at UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid .

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Human toe used in "sourtoe cocktail" stolen from Canadian bar

And not just any toe - the gnarled digit is the essential ingredient in the famous " Sourtoe Cocktail " at the Downtown Hotel . Those who dare to let the toe touch their lips earn a certificate, the outlet reported. The hotel said the suspect had bragged about wanting to steal the toe, and convinced a bartender to serve him after the nightly 9 p.m.to 11 p.m. "Toe Time".

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Researchers to study neurological effects of Zika in children

Here's the good news: No one has yet caught the virus from a mosquito in California. Although Zika has faded from the headlines , researchers say the latest findings highlight the need for continued and improved mosquito surveillance. Noting that the mosquito thrives in subtropical and tropical climates, the researchers said low winter temperatures may keep them from spreading north.

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China's entry to MSCI indices is 'slow motion game changer'

The Shanghai and Shenzhen stock markets opened higher after New York's MSCI agreed to include 222 large capitalisation Chinese stocks in its MSCI Emerging Markets Index , representing 0.73 percent of the index. China's stocks took a major step toward global acceptance on Wednesday, finally winning a long campaign for inclusion in a leading emerging markets benchmark, in what was seen as a milestone for global investing.

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Thousands join Narendra Modi in International Yoga Day celebrations

Welcoming the gathering, Venu Rajamony, India's Ambassador to the Netherlands, described yoga as India's gift to mankind. The stage is all set for India to hold the third edition of International Yoga Day on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath performing Yoga along with 51,000 participants in Lucknow .

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Google simplifies splitting Project Fi group plan bills

Let Google be the mediator at the end of every month. When every user incurs different fees because of varying levels of data usage, it becomes a problem to figure out who has to pay how much and how to the main account holder. Once you've selected, Project Fi will do the math and take care of the rest. Integration with Google Wallet means plan members can simply tap the notification and hit "Send Money" to complete the request.

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Hong Kong loses 'top spot' in most expensive city survey

High cost of imported goodsThe high cost of accommodation for expats and expensive imported goods are prime reasons why Luanda has returned to top spot in the rankings, relegating Hong Kong , last year's leader, to second place in a top 10 where half the cities are in Asia.

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Special midnight Parliament session to mark GST launch on June 30

On the other hand, domestic institutional investors were net buyers of stocks worth Rs 477 crore. The Good and Services Tax will be rolled out in a formal ceremony at the Central Hall of Parliament on June 30 midnight. But the power to levy penalties may rest with the all-powerful GST Council or the Standing Committee of tax officers. If companies struggle to comply, that could block the flow of input tax credits that are a new feature of the tax, experts and business groups say.